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Team Leader – Breaking Barriers Norfolk & Suffolk

OrganisationOrmiston Families
LocationBased in Norfolk
WebsiteVisit organisation website
Contract typeFull time, permanent position
SalaryStarting salary £29,638.06 per annum
Hours35 hours per week
DBS checkAn enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant
Date posted27 June 2024
Closing date19 July 2024

The Breaking Barriers Project is a service which works with Children, Young People (CYP) and Families who have been affected by the imprisonment of a parent or close family member. Our service offers one-to-one support to Children and Young People to maintain a connection with the imprisoned parent/loved one, support their emotional wellbeing and build resilience to enable them to reach their full potential. The work we do plays a critical role in helping to reduce reoffending rates and improve outcomes for children and young people.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner confident in work with children, young people and families to join our dynamic, ambitious team. You will need to organised and self-motivated.

As Team Leader, you will balance case management as well as line-manage staff in your team, you will lead a collaborative approach to setting best practice and a passion for improving the safety, health and resilience of children and young people.

You will be experienced in carrying out initial assessments with parents/carers and partner agencies and identify and agree individual outcomes for children and young people.

You will need to have experience of line-managing and offering casework supervision to staff.

You will work one to one in the family home, schools and other community settings coordinating packages of support with CYP, with other agencies where appropriate, that meet the complex needs of children and young people, reduce risks, improve safety and work towards emotional well-being and development.

You will need to live in the County of Norfolk to enable you to carry out the direct work with Children, Young People and Families.

Safeguarding and DBS requirements for your role:

Ormiston Families is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

For further information and to apply please visit our website

Closing date for applications:  9am Friday 19th July 2024